The Vermont Cynic

Sophomore forward brings repeated success on the court

Will Santacroce, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

Last year, sophomore forward Hanna Crymble started every game and led the women’s basketball team in points and rebounds. It was her first season on the team. Crymble was awarded the America East Conference Rookie of the Week four times that year and qualified for the All-Rookie team. This se...

Lacrosse ready to bounce back

Nickie Morris, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

The 2018 men’s lacrosse team is a deeply optimistic and committed group, despite finishing with a 5-8 record last year, their worst season since 2014. Led by senior captains James Leary and returning red shirt senior Ian MacKay, the team is greatly anticipating their Feb. 1 start in Greenville, Sou...

Hockey alumni called in for 2018 Olympics

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

January 18, 2018


Filed under Sports

Two UVM hockey alumni have been called upon to represent their nation at the Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, next month. Former women’s hockey player Amanda Pelkey ‘15 was brought in for the US women’s team, while Ryan Gunderson ‘07 will represent the US men. Pelkey, a native of Mont...

Women’s hockey upsets No. 5 Minnesota

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

January 17, 2018


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

UVM women’s hockey went into Friday night’s game at No. 5 University of Minnesota struggling, having gone ten NCAA games without a win, but on the brink of making history. When they left the Ridder Arena ice, the streak was over and history was made. Fuelled by three points from first-year ...

Club hockey fights for logo rights

Club hockey fights for logo rights

Sabrina Hood, Staff Writer

December 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

UVM is known as Catamount country. At varsity games, our athletes sport the fighting catamount on their apparel.  Sophomore club hockey president Andrew Ehler is angry that club sports cannot do the same because of logo use rules, he said. The split V logo, the V with the catamount in the center, can on...

Club hockey president fights for logo rights

Club hockey president fights for logo rights

Sabrina Hood, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

UVM is known as Catamount country. At varsity games, our athletes sport the fighting catamount on their apparel.  Sophomore club hockey president Andrew Ehler is angry that club sports cannot do the same because of logo use rules, he said. The split V logo, the V with the catamount in the center, can on...

Women’s hockey falls at home

Women’s hockey falls at home

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

December 14, 2017


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The Vermont women’s hockey team fell in their last game this semester, extending their winless streak to eight. The Catamounts were defeated 4-1 by the Maine Black Bears Dec. 9 at Gutterson Fieldhouse. Maine opened the scoring late in the first period. Sophomore goaltender Sydney Scobee made a pad sa...

Seniors tabbed to lead men’s lacrosse team

Sabrina Hood, Cynic Correspondent

December 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

The UVM men’s lacrosse team has announced their captains for the upcoming season. The team anticipates a stronger and more cohesive season, which begins in February. The team gave the most votes for senior midfielder Ian MacKay and senior defender James Leary to captain again. Last season, th...

Men’s hockey scores young commitments for the future

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

Two 15-year-old hockey players have announced their commitment to Vermont men’s hockey. Defenseman Austin Cook announced his commitment Nov. 27, according to a tweet by his current team, Selects Hockey Academy at South Kent School in South Kent, Connecticut. “Congratulations to U-15 defenseman A...

Men’s basketball wins tournament in the Bahamas

Men’s basketball wins tournament in the Bahamas

Aryanna Ramsaran, Cynic Correspondent

December 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

While most students headed home for Thanksgiving break, the Vermont men’s basketball team packed their bags for the Islands of the Bahamas Showcase in Nassau, Bahamas. The tournament took place Nov. 17-19. The Catamounts played the Bradley University Braves in their first game. The game was cl...

Junior forward steps up for the big games

Junior forward steps up for the big games

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

December 6, 2017


Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

A UVM women’s hockey player recently received an award from the Hockey East conference. Junior forward Alyssa Gorecki was named Hockey East Player of the Week Nov. 13. Gorecki received the award for her two goals in Vermont’s upset of reigning national champions No. 3 Clarkson University. A ...

New generation leads Vermont to semifinal

Will Santacroce, Cynic Correspondent

December 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

The men’s soccer season came to a disappointing end last Wednesday night when the Catamounts lost 1-0 at home in the semifinal match of the America East Tournament. The University at Albany, the reigning champions, went on to play the University of Massachusetts Lowell in the finals. Albany took...

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